DAUPHIN, PA (February 13, 2017) – The Dauphin
County Conservation District is conducting its annual Spring Seedling Sale
and offering residents the opportunity to beautify their properties while
improving the environment by planting trees and shrubs.
The sale features a wide
variety of evergreens, flowering perennials, native grasses, deciduous tree and
shrub seedlings, fruit plants, trees and tree shelters.
Flowering perennial plants in
individual plastic pots are on sale for $4 each for quarts and $8 for gallons; six
varieties are available this year. A bundled perennial package is offered at a
Evergreen varieties are
bareroot and 8 to 24 inches in height, depending on variety, and are packaged
in bundles of ten of the same species for $8 a bundle. Selections include
Douglas fir, white pine, Norway spruce and Colorado blue spruce.
Deciduous trees and shrubs
are sold individually for $1.50 and include white oak, white flowering dogwood,
red maple, sycamore and American elderberry. Paw Paw trees are available for
$2.50 each. Apple tree varieties that
are on sale include Honeycrisp (limited supply) and Fulford Gala for $17
each. Two pear tree varieties and a
self-pollinating sour cherry variety (limited supply) are available for $18.50
Two varieties of raspberries
are on sale for $5 each. Also available this year are two varieties of strawberries
being sold in bundles of 25 plants for $8.50 and two varieties of blueberries on
sale for $11 each. Tree Tube shelters
are also being sold in bundles of 5, 10, and 25 for a reduced price.
Proceeds from the sale will
help to support conservation projects in Dauphin County.
more information about the seedling sale, or to obtain an order form, visit www.dauphincd.org or call the district
office at 717-921-8100. Orders must be pre-paid and received by the office no
later than Monday, April 3.
may be picked up at the district’s office on April 20-21 at set times
throughout the day. The Conservation District is located at the Dauphin County
Agriculture and Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mountain Rd., Dauphin.